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Cyclife UK Limited

Summary

  • Operator/Licensee: Cyclife UK Limited
  • Type of site: Metal recycling facility
  • Location: Lillyhall, Workington, Cumbria
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Background

The Metal Recycling Facility (MRF) operated by the license holder, Cyclife UK Limited, is a small low hazard facility located at Lillyhall near Workington in Cumbria. The MRF receives metallic waste items contaminated with low levels of radiological contamination from clients within the UK nuclear industry. These items are processed on a batch basis that includes size reduction (if required) using conventional hot and cold cutting techniques with subsequent decontamination using industrial grit blasting equipment.